Have fun learning about the economy and financial system with these kid-friendly activities and games.
April 3, 2020
Avatar marketPractice making financial decisions by buying clothing and accessories for avatar puppets.
February 18, 2022
Canada and the global economyExplore Canada’s connections to the global economy. Adjust timelines and filters in our online game to view historical data of gross domestic product, trade, foreign investment and immigration.
October 28, 2022
Growing your savingsStart a conversation with your child about setting financial goals and deciding how to achieve them. Then have some fun with a paper plant they can “grow” to track their progress.
November 23, 2020
Making sense of currenciesUse this activity sheet to practice converting exchange rates.
October 21, 2021
Needs or wants? That is the question!Do you need it, or do you want it? That’s an important question to ask before buying anything. This activity is designed to teach kids how to prioritize their needs and wants, and how to make informed choices when shopping.
June 15, 2021
Pirate treasureHave fun making pirate coins based on historical examples from our collection and create your very own treasure chest.
November 27, 2020
Printable play moneyPractise counting and exchanging coins and bank notes with our printable play money.
May 5, 2020
Thank you couponsExchange goods and services by creating a special gift for a loved one.
July 7, 2020
The art of guillocheExplore the art of guilloche. This technique was used to make symmetrical patterns on Canadian bank notes.
October 28, 2020
The economics of suppertimeMake grocery shopping an economic lesson by helping your kids prepare a meal plan, and shop for ingredients based on a budget.
February 18, 2022